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Photos: Ryan Garcia, Francisco Fonseca - Face To Face at Presser

Rising lightweight sensation Ryan Garcia (19-0, 16 KOs) and Nicaraguan contender Francisco Fonseca (25-2-2, 19 KOs) hosted their final press conference today at the Honda Center ahead of their 12-round title fight for the WBC Silver Lightweight Championship. Undercard fighters from the event also participated in the presser. The action-packed event place Friday, Feb. 14 at Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif. and will be streamed live exclusively on DAZN. (photos by Tom Hogan)

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RYAN GARCIA, WBC Silver Lightweight Champion:
"2020 is the year to show everyone that I've got the skills and talent to take on bigger challenges. I've been working hard and training every day, and I've sacrificed a lot of things to become a better fighter. Francisco Fonseca is a tough fighter, and this gives everyone a chance to see how good I am. I'm ready, so let's show everyone that boxing is here to stay."

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FRANCISCO FONSECA, Lightweight Contender:
"I'm going to come prepared to give a great show, and God willing I'm going to take the win. I'm ready for this."

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JORGE LINARES, Former Three-Division World Champion:
"I'm so excited and happy to be here, this is my first time at the Honda Center. I'm ready to make an amazing show on this great card. Good luck to all the boxers!"

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CARLOS MORALES, Lightweight Contender:
"I'm really thrilled to fight someone like Jorge. He's probably the best lightweight of his era. I'm excited to test my skills against a hall of famer in boxing, and we're going to give a good fight."

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ALEXIS ROCHA, WBC Continental Americas Welterweight Champion:
"I'm very excited to fight in my hometown. I know I have a very tough competitor, but I'm ready to shine."
 
BLAIR COBBS, NABF Welterweight Champion:
"It's great to be in an undercard with talent as great as Ryan Garcia. The most exciting man is boxing is here to take over the welterweight division, and I'm here to stay."

User Comments and Feedback
Comment by indelible on 02-18-2020

[QUOTE=asgarth;20391817]everyone progresses differently. If you use Teofimo as a benchmark, why not use Wilfred Benitez as a bechmark who became champion at 17. Why are the majority of prospects taking their sweet time? Some take longer, some less time. As…

Comment by asgarth on 02-15-2020

[QUOTE=indelible;20386568]Fighters who are not afraid to step up and take risks as a means to prove that they're the real deal, not fighters who wait around and fight their enemy's leftovers. Look how quick Teofimo became a world champion in…

Comment by Fire4231 on 02-15-2020

[QUOTE=kidbazooka;20386475]Fucck the all star game buncha grown muthacfukin men playin a child’s game lol I rather go to any fight over wathching adult men play children games But ya keep on sheeping. I like the hate for Garcia already that…

Comment by pittapatta66 on 02-13-2020

[QUOTE=Satir;20386913]Lightweight is probably the hottest division right now[/QUOTE] :luvbed::luvbed::luvbed:

Comment by Satir on 02-13-2020

Lightweight is probably the hottest division right now

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